Building Houses, Making Homes In 2009, I arrived at a Habitat for Humanity build in New Orleans three and a half years after Katrina. It was already as humid as I could remember and the sun was only just above the horizon. As we walked down Law Street, it seemed like we’d been transported to […]
Midwest Home Magazine‘s June/July issue features an interview with Amy about her renovation of a 1977 rustic rambler on the St Croix Bluffs in Wisconsin.
Amy traveled to San Diego to speak at Ferguson’s Annual National Showroom Managers Meeting. She shared her philosophy of “Designing for Experience” and the value of working with good partners when undertaking commercial and residential construction projects. She and the 200 attendees enjoyed some southern California sun while meeting, greeting, and lunching al fresco. They […]
Amy fell in love with a 1977 post mid-century modern rustic home, on 12 acres in Wisconsin, that was in need of a total overhaul. This isn’t just a flip, it’s a transformation. DIY’ing most of the project herself, her vision is to create a gorgeous Scandinavian retreat, that flows seamlessly with its natural surroundings. […]
Amy is currently working on her largest commercial remodel. She needs to get it completely before the cows come home . . . literally! She is designing the interior and exterior renovation of a 9,000 square foot corporate office for Associated Milk Producers Incorporated (AMPI), the nation’s largest Dairy Cooperative — located in her home […]
Amy appeared at the grand opening of a beautiful new Ferguson showroom in February. And what a showroom it was! Throughout the evening, guests shared their home improvement photos and current projects while asking Amy’s advice on construction and design. A packed house of attendees explored the stunning new space filled with awesome kitchen displays, […]
With her passion for Habitat for Humanity, Amy traveled to Seward, Nebraska, to keynote a Hammers and Heels Habitat for Humanity fundraiser. While there, she also received a tour of the local builds the organization has been working on throughout the region. As a thank you, Amy received the largest piece of meat … EVER! […]
Amy recently shot a television commercial for Ferguson, the largest distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies and PVF, and one of the largest distributors of HVAC and Waterworks in the United States.
Amy shared her home improvement tips for DIY’ers with Minneapolis news outlet KARE-11 TV. Watch below as Amy translates the “HGTV Effect” into practical tips for DIY projects.
Amy put her fashion forward as she judged the 9th annual International Interior Design Association (IIDA) charity fashion show. At the event, local members of the design community competed in a Project Runway-style competition with garments created out of nontraditional materials.
Amy continued her longtime support of Habitat for Humanity, keynoting the Wisconsin Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Awards Banquet in October. The banquet celebrated the incredible work done by Habitat volunteers statewide.
Amy shared home improvement tips and signed autographs at the Texas Home and Garden Show.
Amy represented Scripp’s Networks at a media event in Orlando and Tampa, Florida.
Amy presented “Behind the Raids: An Inside Look at Creating Your Own Ultimate Remodel” at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. She shared how her new show, Renovation Raiders, really does the impossible in a matter of hours, while also providing hints on how to conquer your own remodel. Tweet Follow @DIYMatthews
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